The NBA we love today is a Frankenstein of multiple leagues and legal battles (in one word, MESSY), but on August 5, 1976, the league finally formed into the National Basketball Association. The players, fans, and leagues have changed, but the history behind it remains.
If you found yourself thinking, “What the heck does ‘redshirt freshman’ mean? Our school colors aren’t red." You’re definitely not the only wondering what this mysterious redshirt is that everyone seems to be wearing.